Woodbridge Lane, Withington, Gloucestershire

£1,600,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A charming detached Cotswold stone 4 bedroom house occupying a magnificent rural location in open countryside with a southerly aspect and frontage on to the River Coln

LOCATION

Withington is a rural village situated between Cheltenham, Cirencester and Burford with easy access to the A40, M4 and M5 motorways and convenient for both Kingham and Kemble stations. The village has a thriving village school, popular Inn and Parish Church.

DESCRIPTION

RIVERSIDE COTTAGE is situated on a quite, infrequently used lane. It enjoys delightful southerly far-reaching views over open farmland in the secluded Coln valley, which itself is within the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). To the rear is the former, now disused, Cheltenham to Cirencester railway line. The elevated embankment which forms part of the garden has been planted with trees and bushes giving a sheltered aspect to the cottage. The property dates back to the construction of the railway in the 1880s. It is not listed or within the village conservation area. The property is built of natural Cotswold stone under a traditional style roof and in recent years it has been substantially extended and improved. Incorporated in the building are numerous historical features. The river frontage is about 100 yards, in it can be found brown trout and cray fish, other wildlife encountered are mallard (resident family), kingfishers, heron and occasionally an otter.

The accommodation includes:

ON THE GROUND FLOOR

Reception Hall with fireplace having woodburning stove; large Sitting Room with dressed stone fireplace fitted with woodburner; large Conservatory overlooking the River and farmland; Dining Room; well fitted Kitchen with electric six hob and double oven Cooker; Utility; Shower Room and Study.

ON THE FIRST FLOOR

Master Bedroom suite with Bathroom; 3 further Double Bedrooms and Family Bathroom.

OUTSIDE

There are two adjoining Store sheds and separate detached Garage and Store. The Gardens and grounds are a particular feature of the property being bounded by the River Coln and with lawns and being well stocked with ornamental shrubs and trees.

DIRECTIONS

Proceeding through the village from the A40 and Compton Abdale turn left into Woodbridge lane, the road rises then drops down through the woods, after about 200 yards Riverside Cottage can be found on the right behind a tall beech hedge.

LOCAL AUTHORITY

Cotswold District Council, Trinity Road, Cirencester, GL7 1PX. (Tel: 01285 623000) www.cotswold.gov.uk

COUNCIL TAX

Council Tax Band E. Rate payable for 2021 /2022: £2,240.98

SERVICES

Mains electricity and Water are connected. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating. Serviced by Gigaclear.

EPC RATING

Band D (59)

RIGHTS OF WAY

There is a public footpath down the drive and along the river bank to the north west of the property.

AGENTS NOTE

The current Vendors have lived at the property for 25 years, during this time the riverbank has been widened and improved. The river passes the property without any issues, however occasionally after heavy rain the footpath can become briefly submerged, this does not effect the cottage.

Tayler & Fletcher and any Joint agents for themselves and for the Vendors of the property whose Agents they are, give notice that (i) These particulars are produced in good faith, are set out as a general guide only and do not constitute any part of a contract (ii) No person in the employment of or agent of or consultant to Messrs Tayler & Fletcher has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property (iii) Measurements, areas and distances are approximate, Floor plans and photographs are for guidance purposes only and dimensions shapes and precise locations may differ (iv) It must not to be assumed that the property has all the required planning or building regulation consents. A list of the partners of Tayler & Fletcher LLP is available at each Tayler & Fletcher Office.

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